The Resource Burroughs : the movie, Pinball London ; directed by Howard Brookner ; produced by Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob

Burroughs : the movie, Pinball London ; directed by Howard Brookner ; produced by Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob

Label
Burroughs : the movie
Title
Burroughs
Title remainder
the movie
Statement of responsibility
Pinball London ; directed by Howard Brookner ; produced by Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner's 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs (Naked Lunch) was for decades mainly the stuff of legend; that changed when Aaron Brookner, the late director's nephew, discovered a print of it in 2011 and spearheaded a restoration. Includes on-screen appearances by Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Huncke, Terry Southern, and Lucien Carr
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Scott Vickrey, Ben Morris ; camera, Tom DiCillo, James Lebovitz, Mike Southon, Nicolas A. Stuthers, Richard L. Camp, Cathy Dorsey, Mike Southon
Dewey number
813/.5409
Language note
In English; subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
LC call number
PS3552.U75
LC item number
Z575 2015
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Runtime
90
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Burroughs : the movie, Pinball London ; directed by Howard Brookner ; produced by Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Accompanying folded insert comprises an essay by Luc Sante (Burroughs that proud American) and collage artwork by Alison Mosshart
  • Special features: New audio commentary by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who was a sound recordist on the film; audio interview with director Howard Brookner (1985) (24 min.); new interview with Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner, who oversaw the film's restoration (16 min.); rare outtakes; footage from the 2014 New York Film Festival premiere of the film's restoration, featuring Q&A with Jim Jarmusch, Aaron Brookner, filmmaker Tom DiCillo, and William S. Burrough's friend and fellow writer James Grauerholz (27 min.); experimental edit of the film by inventor and photographer Robert E. Fulton III (1981) (23 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279266152
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161619
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • CC2557D
  • CC2557D-1
  • CC2557D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, monoaural; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Burroughs : the movie, Pinball London ; directed by Howard Brookner ; produced by Howard Brookner, Alan Yentob
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • Accompanying folded insert comprises an essay by Luc Sante (Burroughs that proud American) and collage artwork by Alison Mosshart
  • Special features: New audio commentary by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who was a sound recordist on the film; audio interview with director Howard Brookner (1985) (24 min.); new interview with Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner, who oversaw the film's restoration (16 min.); rare outtakes; footage from the 2014 New York Film Festival premiere of the film's restoration, featuring Q&A with Jim Jarmusch, Aaron Brookner, filmmaker Tom DiCillo, and William S. Burrough's friend and fellow writer James Grauerholz (27 min.); experimental edit of the film by inventor and photographer Robert E. Fulton III (1981) (23 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279266152
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161619
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • CC2557D
  • CC2557D-1
  • CC2557D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, monoaural; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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